Friday, August 23, 2019

Tag: New York City

New York passes world’s largest carbon reduction effort to combat climate...

New York passed the Climate Mobilization Act on Thursday, which is the world's "largest single carbon reduction effort that any city, anywhere, has ever put forward."

Amazon’s defeat in NYC galvanizes movement to end billion-dollar corporate welfare

The lawmakers who took down Amazon say their victory is just the beginning of a major fight against tax subsidies for huge companies.

NY Attorney General files lawsuit against Trump Foundation

"This is not how private foundations should function and my office intends to hold the Foundation and its directors accountable for its misuse of charitable assets.”

New York City councilman proposes bill to help employees disconnect from...

The right to unplug would help employees draw clear lines and set boundaries in their personal lives.

Former NYC Mayor Accused of Hitting Bicyclist and Fleeing Scene

Regardless of whether Dinkins knowingly fled the scene of an accident or was completely unaware of crashing into Garcia’s bicycle, questions arise about the 89-year-old former mayor is being hazard to others on the road.

#IllWalkWithYou: After Fatal Imam Shooting, People Offer To Walk Muslims To...

Although the exact motive of the shooting remains unclear, many see it as yet another instance of American Muslims being targeted simply because of their religious beliefs.

The Suicide of the Liberal Church

The liberal denominations and their seminaries, by betraying the poor, especially people of color, in a desperate bid to stay financially solvent, are making themselves obsolete.

Pray With Your Feet

Civil disobedience to halt the assault by the oil and gas industry is an act of faith for retired Episcopal Bishop George Packard.

VIDEO: Ride-Sharing Service Uber 'Using Any Means Necessary' to Stop Regulation...

Uber has expanded worldwide at an extremely rapid pace and it is prepared to fight any limitations introduced to them. Cab drivers and cab driver veterans are attempting to get Uber out of New York City and all over the world.

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‘This illegal and dangerous pipeline must be shut down’: Standing Rock Sioux renew the...

The tribe is asking for a pause in construction while a thorough environmental assessment, this time with input from the tribe is conducted.
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The 5-Step CEO pay scam

Average CEO pay at big corporations topped 14.5 million dollars in 2018. That’s after an increase of 5.2 million dollars per CEO over...

Back to thoughts and prayers: Donald Trump abandons support for enhanced background checks

"It's the people that pull the trigger, it's not the gun that pulls the trigger."

California to build world’s largest bridge over a major freeway for wildlife

Hoping to prevent the extinction of mountain lions, coyotes, deer, lizards, snakes, and other species that require room to roam, Southern California...

Fascism then and now

A new book  I would like to announce the publication of a new book, entitled “Fascism, Then and...